This weekend was filled with snow, which meant the few people who were out and about bundled up. Now the time has come for some to commence their work weeks and others to take off on spring break. During these white-washed early days of spring, we spotted Daniel Barrett, a North Dakota native who wo ... More >>
When 86-year-old newspaper columnist Marilyn Hagerty wrote her now-famous review of a North Dakota Olive Garden back in March, I wouldn't say that her story changed the path of restaurant reviews everywhere -- or even anywhere. But it did give food writers, myself included, an appreciation for the f ... More >>
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This is part on of my interview with Duncan Smith, exec chef of Dazzle. Part two of our conversation will run in this space tomorrow.
Here's what you'll find in Duncan Smith's refrigerator at home: a six-pack of beer, several ... More >>
With the passing of HB 1099 yesterday, which creates a soil remediation study using hemp as the filtering agent, Colorado could be the first state in the nation to grow industrial hemp since the late 1930s.
But passing the bill was just the first obstacle. Actually implementing the plan might be mo ... More >>
Marilyn Hagerty , the 85-year-old woman who's the "Eat Beat" columnist at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, has been getting an abundance of press since her review of the Olive Garden went viral. Marilyn-mania began with her original review of the popular Italian chain, which had some readers ... More >>
What does climate change have to do with skiing and snowboarding? Everything, according to Auden Schendler -- Vice President of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company, board member of Protect Our Winters, and author of Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolu ... More >>
More pics below.The Daily Beast recently dubbed Denver America's angriest city -- but there's a lot of happiness nearby. Last year, Boulder was dubbed the happiest U.S. city in a Gallup Well-Being Index survey, and the community has repeated the feat. But that's not all. Look below to see oth ... More >>
In possibly one of the strangest bills yet, we've just learned that KISS is slated to kick off this year's Cheyenne Frontier Days and rodeo on Friday, July 23. The other acts on the bill, we think you'll agree, are slightly less incongruous: Brooks & Dunn, Aaron Tippin & Neal McCoy, Clay Walk ... More >>
Watch out, ladies. If Bill Sullivan were on trial for being a bad boyfriend, we're pretty sure he'd be found guilty. Exhibit A? The evidence presented by his exes in this week's feature, " ."
We're also sure that Bill would have lots of company in Bad Boyfriend Jail. To prove it, we've compi ... More >>
"I'm small, but I'm powerful."So ...I love city and state rankings. I even wrote a whole ode to them once. I'm fully aware that they're complete bullshit, just bait for us desperate blogger-types to suck down and spit out in the form of free publicity for whichever company pulled the alleged ... More >>
For a while, it looked as if the most notable thing to happen at the Denver auditions for American Idol would be the death of a dog left locked in a car by an idiotic wannabe from North Dakota.
Frankly, most of the contestants seen receiving golden tickets to Hollywood during last night's Denver-b ... More >>
Stop resting easy, pal. You're not endangered anymore.Last December, when President Barack Obama first announced the nomination of Colorado Senator Ken Salazar as Secretary of the Interior, Tucson's Center for Biological Diversity criticized the choice, claiming that Salazar's environmental r ... More >>
Sometimes we have to dig a little to find a shmuck worthy of our weekly dishonor. And sometimes, a dude lets his girlfriend's terrier die a slow death out in the car while he watches her audition for American Idol.
Oh, Quincy Vanderbilt from North Dakota. You could have done so many things diffe ... More >>
A Flickr photo"No golden ticket for you."
The American Idol auditions that turned Invesco Field at Mile High into an ear-damage danger zone for three days earlier this week racked up at least one casualty. Quincy Vanderbilt, a 24-year-old North Dakotan was charged with animal cruelty and given an A ... More >>
The report in today's Rocky Mountain News was a real eye-opener (and we're not talking a Bloody Mary): According to Bill Scanlan's "State fades a little in health stats," Colorado fell from the 16th to the 19th healthiest state in the latest report from America's Health Rankings, largely ... More >>